Birchwood, Malvern


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
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A Traditional Countryside Cottage In Need Of Some Modernisation And Refurbishment With Two/Three Bedrooms, Set In Idyllic Grounds On The Edge Of A Popular Village Location. No Chain. EPC "F"


Ashurst Cottage enjoys a convenient position on the edge of the village of Storridge approximately three miles from the well served cultural spa town of Great Malvern where there is a comprehensive range of amenities including shops and banks, general Post Office, Waitrose supermarket, restaurants and the renowned theatre and cinema complex. The nearby village of Cradley is less than a mile away. Here there is a modern primary school, Doctors surgery and even a local butchers shop. Crumpton Hill Farm Shop is within walking distance, which supplies local quality produce, cider, beer & wine. Transport communications are excellent. There are two mainline railway stations in Malvern and Junction 7 of the M5 motorway at Worcester is only about seven miles distant. The immediate area is renowned for its lovely countryside, often cited as the inspiration for Sir Edward Elgar who loved this part of the two counties.

The Worcestershire Way is only about a mile distant and the full eight mile range of the Malvern Hills is less than three miles.


A unique opportunity to purchase a property set in idyllic countryside surroundings. Ashurst Cottage offers the purchaser the chance to fully modernise and refurbish this characterful cottage into a delightful family home.

Entrance Porch 2.58m (8ft 4in) x 1.86m (6ft)

Quarry tile floor, pendant light fitting, sliding door opening to


Quarry tile floor, pendant light fitting, understairs storage, door to kitchen (described later) and door opening to

Living Room 3.72m (12ft) x 4.06m (13ft 1in)

Wood flooring, two ceiling light fittings, night storage heater and two double glazed windows. TV point, fireplace with cast iron and tiled hearth and wood mantle. Sliding door opening to

Sun Room 2.48m (8ft) x 1.86m (6ft)

Pendant light fitting and windows offering stunning views across the grounds

Kitchen 3.69m (11ft 11in) x 3.77m (12ft 2in)

Quarry tile floor, pendant light fitting, radiator and double glazed window to front aspect. Range of base units with worksurface over and sink with drainer. Leisure range four door OVEN with four ring gas HOB plus electric HOB. Ornate internal window to stairs and opening to

Inner Hall

Tiled floor, pendant light fitting, radiator and stairs to first floor. Wall mounted heating thermostat, door to pantry (11ft2 x 4ft08 maximum) with power and light. Door to Study/Bedroom 3 (described later) and door opening to

Bathroom 2.45m (7ft 11in) x 2.37m (7ft 8in)

Tiled floor, airing cupboard with radiator and slatted shelving. Window with obscured glass, low level WC, wash hand basin and bath with electric shower over. Heated towel rail, space and plumbing for washing machine

Bedroom 3/ Study 2.45m (7ft 11in) x 2.73m (8ft 10in)

Pendant light fitting, night storage heater and two windows



Wood effect flooring, window, BT socket and doors to both bedrooms

Bedroom 1 4.03m (13ft) x 3.72m (12ft) max including wardrobes

Carpet, pendant light fitting, night storage heater, double glazed window with views and built in wardrobes

Bedroom 2 3.69m (11ft 11in) x 3.75m (12ft 1in)

Carpet, pendant light fitting, double glazed window with views and night storage heater

The Barn 4.85m (15ft 8in) x 3.46m (11ft 2in)

Attached to the main property and accessed externally with skylight window to garden, boiler and radiator.

Garage 5.73m (18ft 6in) x 5.11m (16ft 6in)

Power and light, window to rear, open wood store connected to the right hand side.

To the left hand side of the garage there is a STABLE measuring 12ft09 x 10ft08


The generous grounds to the property are predominately laid to lawn with areas of shrubbery, fruit trees and patio to the front of the property enjoying glorious Herefordshire views.

There is a paddock with SHED, bandstand with Septic tank below, pond, over ground pool and SUMMERHOUSE.

Agents Note

The agents have been made aware that there is a way leave for the electricity pole in the garden.

The agents been made aware that the property benefits from Solar Panels which are owned by the property and generate approximately £1000 per annum


We have been advised that mains gas and electricity are connected to the property. With drainage by way of a septic tank, which the vendor is aware does not conform to current regulations. This information has not been checked with the respective service providers and interested parties may wish to make their own enquiries with the relevant local authority. No statement relating to services or appliances should be taken to infer that such items are in satisfactory working order and intending occupiers are advised to satisfy themselves where necessary.


From Great Malvern proceed north along the A449 Worcester Road for about quarter of a mile before forking left towards West Malvern into North Malvern Road. After 500 yards fork right onto Cowleigh Road. Continue along this route, out of town, through Cowleigh Woods for approximately a mile to the junction of the A4103 Hereford to Worcester Road. Turn left at this junction towards Hereford. Take the first right turning signposted Birchwood. Follow the lane to the top of the hill going past a farm on your right hand side. As the lane starts to go down hill the property will be found on your left hand side.

Council Tax


This information may have been obtained by telephone call only and applicants are advised to consider obtaining written confirmation.

Energy Perfomance Certificate

The EPC rating for this property is F (26).


By appointment to be made through the Agent's Malvern Office, Tel: 01684 892809


Intending purchasers will be required to produce identification documentation and proof of funding in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Regulations 2017. More information can be made available upon request.

John Goodwin FRICS has made every effort to ensure that measurements and particulars are accurate however prospective purchasers/tenants must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the information provided. No information with regard to planning use, structural integrity, tenure, availability/operation, business rates, services or appliances has been formerly verified and therefore prospective purchasers/tenants are requested to seek validation of all such matters prior to submitting a formal or informal intention to purchase/lease the property or enter into any contract.

Agents Notes

The agents have been made aware that there is a way leave for the electricity pole in the garden.

The agents been made aware that the property benefits from Solar Panels which are owned by the property and generate approximately £1000 per annum


We are advised (subject to legal confirmation) that the property is freehold.

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John Goodwin - Malvern

13 Worcester Road, Great Malvern, Worcestershire

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